Monthly archives: May, 2016

LAJ Crossbucks

The LAJ had some unique crossbucks with a vertical sign labeled “Los Angeles Junction Ry” running down the post in a very distinctive font.  I started with a photo of one of their actual signs and printed it out.  To give it some depth I glued it to a painted piece of strip wood and…


Construction Errors

Added a short blog on three common construction errors on my business site HERE.   or…..use this link: http://shelflayouts.com/2016/05/three-common-construction-errors/


MP&F Utility Shed

Just to the left of the main MP&F structure sits a small storage shed with a matching sawtooth roof.  Construction details: Illustration board core Windows are a photo of the actual structure’s windows printed to size. Siding is from Builders In Scale. Paint consists of Rustoleum Gray primer with a follow-up of white primer on…


The Tree

Without making a weeklong project out of it, I wanted to put a little effort into the twenty-foot tall tree at the edge of the MP&F lot. Using the above prototype photo as a guide I selected a few SuperTrees armatures and pruned them to the approximate shape.  I glued them together at the base…


LAJ Progress May 8th

Progress as of this weekend on the Los Angeles Junction layout.